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The meaning of "photo bomb"

" Photo bomb "
Spoil a photograph by unexpectedly appearing in the picture and taking the attention away from the intended subject - usually as a prank.
Jack is so annoying. We were all posed for my graduation picture and he photobombed us wearing a pink cowboy hat.
Where did it originate?:
USA, early 21st century.
Where is it used?:
A recent derivation, not yet taken up by the older generations.
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